Parable 1: A Lost and Found Sheep,
Parable 2: A Lost and Found Coin,
Parable 3: Two Lost Sons, Only One Found,
I. Two ways to be lost: irreligious and irresponsible or religious and responsible.
II. Two ways to view God: Ready to make us pay, or ready to receive us with joy.
III. Two ways to respond to God’s love: Accept it knowing you don’t deserve it, or reject it thinking you’ve earned it.
I. What is a pastor? 1 Peter 5:1-2
II. What motivations should drive a pastor? 1 Peter 5:2-3
- Be motivated from desire within, not forced by duty.
- Be eager to serve, not greedy for money.
- Be an example with your authority, not a tyrant.
- Be motivated for glory in the life to come.
III. Wear your humility shirt.